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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Mechanical Engineer, Fluidics in San Jose, California

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Be Part of Something Bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

As a member of the BD Biosciences San Jose Product Engineering Team, you will be responsible for the design and support of sophisticated instruments for medical diagnostics and life science research, involving technology from every area of science and engineering. You will specialize on small, precision assemblies and redesign existing assemblies for improved performance and reliability to provide cost saving opportunities to the business.

We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Mechanical Engineer, who will provide high quality and innovative solutions to a wide range of challenging problems and contribute to the completion of specific design projects. The ideal candidate is a fluidic's authority who has experience evaluating current designs for cost savings opportunities in material selection, manufacturing process selection, or design. You are a self-starter and want to implement solutions that are efficient and complete to further improve the current instrument portfolio. You have a desire and ability to understand the system and subsystems to acquire a deep knowledge of the flow cytometry instrument portfolio.

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer on the Product Engineering team you will:

  • Lead Mechanical Engineering activities and deliverables as a project manager or as a member of a project team.

  • Scope, plan, and implement small to medium sized projects.

  • Identify cost saving project opportunities.

  • Prototype and test designs to ensure they are robust and manufacturable.

  • Make design decisions and present them logically to get buy-in from key stakeholders, management, and team members.

  • Effectively communicate technical concepts/issues, project status, risks, and mitigations to the executive leadership team.

  • Work cross-functionally within and outside of Operations to complete business critical projects.

  • Conduct root cause investigation of product and component failures.

  • Perform electro-mechanical testing of components and sub-systems

  • Test, collect and analyze data, prepare reports, and present results to multi-functional team.

  • Model opto-mechanical assemblies over a range of conditions.

  • Model performance across interconnected subsystems.

  • Design electro-mechanical and fluidic sub-assemblies using SolidWorks, CREO or other equivalent 3D CAD systems.

  • Provide support to Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA), End-of-life (EOL) component selection and cost reduction activities.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field.

  • 4 years confirmed experience as a Mechanical Engineer.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in fluidic assembly design.

Assets:

  • Experience in kinematic principles, modern opto-mechanical design, and fabrication.

  • Experience in micro-fluidics assemblies preferred.

  • Experience taking a concept from feasibility prototype to production.

  • Characterize solutions for mechanical stability, repeatability, and reliability through structure experiment and test.

  • Experience with DFSS and or DOE methodologies.

  • Experience with Engineering Change Management procedures such as ECOs, engineering change impact assessments, and regression testing analysis.

  • Possess strong lab skills, with ability to perform and document meticulous work with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Previous experience in biomedical devices is desired.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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